Programs of Study

Electrical Technology


The Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Technology with a major in Electrical Technology will prepare graduates to be an entry-level electrician/electrician’s helper. Concepts covered in the major include AC/DC theory, wiring methods, conduit bending, NEC codes, fundamentals of programmable logic controllers, and distribution systems. The typical base salary range for an Electrical Technician is $37,000 - $45,760. Base salary does not include overtime or benefits.

See the program card that includes the curriculum for this program.


For more information, call or write:


Collis Sims - 306-2588
Mark Rose- 306-2814

The Electrical Technology Program
Calhoun Community College
P.O. Box 2216
Decatur, AL 35609-2216
(256) 306-2814 or (256) 306-2588



Electrical Technology student working on a project.

Career Opportunities in the Field

The electrical industry is a career-goaled, lucrative, and rewarding industry that offers many avenues to success.  Employment opportunities include companies in the field of Cable TV, electronics, networking, Power Production, Instrumentation, and Electrical Construction (residential, commercial, and industrial).  Additional fields of interest are maintenance and companies employing multi-craft maintenance personnel for manufacturing and processing plants and Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (residential, commercial, industrial and maintenance).